ISLAMABAD - Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in his meeting with Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday expressed the armed forces' grave concern over the prevailing political crisis in the country and advised Premier Gilani to play his constitutional role in defusing the tension, which was pushing the country to major political turmoil. According to sources, earlier in his meeting with the Prime Minister on Tuesday Army Chief who was then accompanied by two other senior army officers had conveyed to the political leadership of the country that defusing tension was in the best interest of the country. According to sources, it was after that meeting, the Advisor to PM on Interior Rehman Malik addressed the National Assembly in a changed tone and suggested a parliamentary committee to hold dialogue with lawyers in order to make their long march peaceful. Meanwhile addressing the dinner hosted in honour of newly elected Senators at Prime Minister's House PM Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said that they did not want to prolong Governor's Rule in Punjab and would soon form government with a majority party in the province. He further said that Charter of Democracy (CoD) would be made basis for solution to all the issues, including the restoration of judges issue, confronting the country as according to him after the 1973 Constitution it was the most sacred document. The sources aware of the details of the meeting between the COAS and Premier disclosed to The Nation that Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani fully realizing the gravity of the chaotic situation assured the Chief of Army Staff Gen Ishfaq Parvez Kayani that he would tackle the situation and would help resolve the crises through constitutional means. He also unveiled his plan to help avert the clash-like situation in the country basing it on the historic Charter of Democracy (CoD) signed between PML(N) and PPP, which according to him was the most sacred document after 1973 Constitution. The sources further disclosed that the Army Chief had advised Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani that the country could not afford any sort of political unrest at this critical juncture of time and the instability in the country would have negative impact over the ongoing war on terror. He further informed the Premier that the international players supporting Pakistan in the war on terror did not want to see instability here and added that at the same time the country's socio-political situation also did not afford such aggressive designs. The sources said that Prime Minister Gilani would be holding a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday and he had also summoned Governor Punjab Salman Taseer to have his input on the prevailing political crisis and upcoming lawyers long march and sit-in in Federal Capital. The sources said that in a nutshell Chief of Army Staff Gen Ishfaq Parvez Kayani had asked Premier to play his constitutional role in defusing the tension and help avert the looming political turmoil in the country. It is pertinent to mention here that almost a week ago Chief of Army Staff Gen Ishfaq Parvez Kayani held meetings with both President Zardari and Premier Gilani and asked them to normalize the political unrest in the country and suggested them to settle the political difference through dialogue, as the country could not afford instability at this critical juncture. While addressing the dinner reception hosted by him in honour of newly elected Senators, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said the government intended to end Governor Rule in Punjab as soon as possible and would support the formation of government in the Province by any party with majority. "We do not want to prolong the Governor Rule, and want to end it as soon as possible. Any party that has the mandate, will make government in Punjab," the Prime Minister said. The Prime Minister said he would discuss the matter on Thursday with President Asif Ali Zardari and Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, and hoped that the three would arrive at some decision to resolve the issue. He said the Federal Government had no issue whether the government in Punjab was formed either by Pakistan Peoples Party, Pakistan Muslim League (N) or Pakistan Muslim League (Q). "We will respect the mandate of the party with majority," he said. The Prime Minister said he would request the President as well to resolve the issue as soon as possible. On judges issue, he said the government would consult the legal experts to find a practical solution to the matter. "To every wrong, there is a remedy, and we will find a solution to this matter as well," he said. The Prime Minister appealed to the national leaders to show political maturity and join hands for the resolution of all issues. Gilani said Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto played a key role in keeping the federation intact. "Within the Parliament and outside, she played a great role for the rights of people, judiciary and media throughout her life," he said. He mentioned the Charter of Democracy signed by Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was a great document that could prove helpful in finding solutions to the issues of national importance. "We want to implement the Charter of Democracy in its true spirit," the Prime Minister said, adding that the government would follow the vision of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto for the cause of democracy.